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Climate change: portfolio data on carbon, solutions and fossil fuels
Carbon emissions of fund as compared to the
We can see from the chart below that the investments in the fund
emit 47.3% less carbon emissions (tCO2e) than the market it invests
in. When looking at the carbon intensity of the investments, the fund
has a carbon intensity (tCO2e / $M sales) that is 53.3% lower
than the benchmark.
Liontrust GF Sustainable Future European Corporate Bond Fund
Benchmark: iBoxx Euro Corporates all maturities
Companies offering clean technology solutions
This analysis shows that the fund holds 14.2% of companies which
MSCI have determined are providing clean technology solutions
helping reduce emissions. This is marginally more (1.8%) than the
market this fund invests in.
Within the fixed income asset class and owing to nature of the asset class
many investments are to more developed stable companies. Therefore, is
it difficult to obtain material exposure to companies that overly exposed to
cleantech solutions. Usually our exposure to cleantech solutions will be as
a result of investment within a larger more developed utility.
Carbon Emissions/$M Invested
Source: MSCI Carbon Analytics and Liontrust as at 31 July 2020; carbon
emissions (tCO2e/$million invested), carbon intensity (tCO2e / $M
sales) data available for 61.3% of the fund and 65.8% of the benchmark.
Liontrust GF Sustainable Future
Benchmark: iBoxx Euro
European Corporate Bond Fund
corporates all maturities
Source: MSCI Carbon Analytics and Liontrust as at 31 July 2020.
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